| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:50 AM
To be a TV news anchor in L.A. is to be under constant threat of being mocked on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" -- most famously for how the anchors cover wind and light rain as apocalyptic breaking news events.
So when a 4.4-magnitude quake struck during the...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:12 PM
Contrasting approaches to paying for their campaigns emerged as an issue Thursday as four candidates to replace Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky faced off in their first major debate.
The debate offered an opportunity for key contenders...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:45 PM
In the first major debate of the campaign, four of the candidates vying to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors faced off Thursday in a debate that focused mostly on fundraising.
It was an opportunity for key contenders...
| Mar 18, 2014
Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, a philanthropist, art patron and self-taught horticulturalist whose generous support of presidential candidate John Edwards drew her into the political scandal that ended his career, died Monday at her estate in Upperville, Va....
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Guinness, the stout that makes the Irish, well, stout, withdrew its support of the New York St. Patrick’s Day parade, making the score two mayors and three beer-makers who refuse to participate in the annual rite because gays were barred from...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Joe McGinniss, the adventurous and news-making author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the President 1968" and tracked his personal journey from sympathizer to scourge of convicted killer Jeffrey MacDonald in the...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:25 PM
William Clay Ford, a billionaire who owned the Detroit Lions and was an heir to the automotive dynasty started by his grandfather Henry Ford, died Sunday at his home in Grosse Pointe, Mich. He was 88.
The cause of death was pneumonia, according to a...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Kim Gutierrez needs help keeping a growing population of homeless men from chasing down customers at her Studio City doughnut shop.
A few miles north, Alma Dellafuente is frustrated having to wait weeks — sometimes months — for specialized...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:00 AM
NEW YORK — In the new Broadway play "All the Way," President Lyndon B. Johnson, played by Bryan Cranston, takes a break from wrangling votes for what would become the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to reflect on the trying nature of politics.
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Formidable, indomitable, irascible: Pick your adjective, and it pretty much describes the force of nature who holds the stage in "Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me."
But what makes this documentary on the celebrated actress and singer especially involving is...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 11:45 AM
According to much of Western punditry, Russia's military action in Ukraine's Crimea region is an unprovoked act of aggression by the increasingly autocratic Russian President Vladimir Putin, who should stop meddling in the transition underway in Kiev...